Definitions

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  • noun sumo a high wooden tower in front of a sumo arena from which a yobidashi beats the taiko drum each day before and after each tournament

Etymologies

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Japanese

Examples

  • A little further down the road from the Fujimi-yagura is the Hasuikebori, the so-called Lotus Moat (above).

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  • ... defensive towers, such as the Tatsumi-yagura on the ramparts overlooking the Kikyō

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